BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
Pakistan mosque blast kills dozens
A bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 40 people and injures many more, officials say.
Tamil becomes Sri Lanka's top judge
Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.
Korean Air chief 'scolded daughter'
The chief of Korean Air tells a court in Seoul that he scolded his 40-year-old daughter over her now notorious reaction to being served nuts in a packet.
Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction
The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.
Philippine mourning for slain police
The Philippines holds a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, as police sought terror suspects.
China warns universities on values
China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.
Skeleton sacks baffle India police
Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts are discovered in sacks in a disused room of an Indian police building, baffling the authorities.
Uber sued over India rape allegation
An Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.
Australia 'faces A$4bn abuse bill'
Australia may need to pay A$4.4bn ($3.4bn;£2.3bn) as compensation to the victims of child abuse, officials say.
Ex-MP quits Congress amid Gandhi row
A leader of India's main opposition Congress quits the party after making allegations after the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.